Journeyperson Welder

Closing Date:

Feb 15, 2019

Contact Name:

Alexandra Carter

Student Position:


Job Category:

Trades & Maintenance







West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest products company and listed on the TSX. Recognized for the fifth time as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers and one of Canada's Best Employers for Recent Graduates, we are a growing company looking for talented people to be part of our team. Are you an experienced Certified Welder looking for an exciting career opportunity? Cariboo Pulp & Paper, located in Quesnel BC, is currently looking for a motivated:

Journeyperson Welder

Specific duties include:

  • Read and interpret blueprints and welding specifications
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal using processes such as GTAW, SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, OAW and resistance welding
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment
  • Operate brazing and soldering equipment
  • Operate metal shaping machines such as brakes, shears and rolls
  • Actively participate in Cariboo Pulp & Paper safety program

 The successful candidate will possess:

  • Welding ticket, Level B or A
  • PWP #7 & #10 is preferred
  • Heavy industry experience
  • Previous experience in a flexible multi skilled work environment
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills
  • Valid driver’s license in BC

Our employees drive our success. We believe in providing opportunities for growth and advancement and are looking for someone who wants to build their career in our company. In addition to competitive wages and benefits, Cariboo offers a stable, rewarding career. Cariboo also offers an attractive relocation package.

Located in Quesnel BC, Cariboo Pulp & Paper is a forerunning producer of NBSK pulp as well as clean “green” energy. Cariboo has been highly respected by the global market for providing top quality product for over 40 years. Forward thinking ownership, capital investment and movement towards bio-product opportunities has contributed to Cariboo’s longevity and bright future.

Quesnel has a population of approximately 25,000 and features all major conveniences, including its own airport. Quesnel offers affordable housing, modern recreational and educational facilities, regular community events, as well as unlimited recreational activities for the outdoor enthusiast. It doesn’t take long to feel part of Quesnel’s welcoming community.

If this position sounds like the career for you, apply at click "apply now" in green at the top of the page.

For more information on West Fraser and our current opportunities, visit our website at:

 We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.